soulfulremixed:    Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody. Joan Baez ~ Biko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn1QS1p94Oo

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"The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed."~ Stephen Biko *This applies to abusive intimate relationships too.

Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers

Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships such as Khayelitsha in Cape Town, are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers

STRANGE JAPANESE PRODUCTS - FOOT POWERED HAIR DRYER - DRIES YOUR HAIR AS YOU WALK TO WORK!

Strange japanese products - Foot powered hair dryer, dries your hair as you walk to work.

Xhosa huts at the Lesedi Cultural Village.  The Xhosa nation used to build bee-hive shaped huts made of grass, similar to that of the Zulu nation, but with the influence of the early Europeans the huts changed to more permanent conical roofed huts with mud walls. The walls are decorated with whitewash and colorful natural paints.

Xhosa huts at the Lesedi Cultural Village. The Xhosa nation used to build…

The Politics of Wax Print Fabric | Art and design inspiration from around the world | CreativeRoots

The Politics of Wax Print Fabric

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